DEINZE - OLV : BELGIUM

*Location:

   O.L.Vrouwetoren (Our Lady Tower)
   Markt at Emiel Clausplein
   Deinze, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.98331, E 3.52776
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*Carillonist:

   Charles Dairay, City Carillonneur
   E: charles.dairay@wanadoo.fr
      cdairay/@/ch-saint-amand-les-eaux.fr
*Past carillonneur:
   Aimé Lombaert, stadsbeiaardier (d.2008)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Wednesdays 1045 July-August

*Remarks:

   Major-third bells, the first such
   carillon in the world.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1994
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was begun with 37 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in BE.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Oost-Vlaanderen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/03/09
*Photos:

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